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Radioactive Meat

According to the Japanese, a little radioactive meat won’t hurt ya:

A Japanese health official downplayed the dangers Tuesday after cesium contaminated meat from six Fukushima cows was delivered to Japanese markets and probably ingested.Goshi Hosono, state minister in charge of consumer affairs and food-safety, said he hoped to head off any overreactions.

“If we [...]

Mosquitos Used to Prevent Malaria

Genetic engineering of mosquitos to deliver anti-malaria vaccine:

They are normally transmitters of the disease, but mosquitoes could one day be used to tackle malaria after scientists developed a genetically engineered version of the species that can deliver a vaccine. Researchers altered the salivary glands of the Anopheles stephensi mosquito, dubbed a “flying vaccinator,” so [...]